Flow Podcast Episode 5
Miguel's War| Sleepless Nights | Those who Remain
Eliane Raheb: Film Journey & Filmography
in conversation with Bassam Haddad
Monday, 6 March 2023
3:00 PM EST
Cosponsored by Middle East and islamic Studies, Schar School, Arab Studies Institute
Eliane Raheb has directed several award-winning short films and documentaries. Her main achievements includes the titles featured herein. She is also a founding member of Beirut DC, the association for the development of cinema established in Beirut in 1999. Eliane isf the artistic director of the Rural Encounters on Environment and Films REEF.
Bassam Haddad is Founding Director of the Middle East and Islamic Studies Program and Associate Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University. He is the author of Business Networks in Syria: The Political Economy of Authoritarian Resilience (Stanford University Press, 2011) and co-editor of A Critical Political Economy of the Middle East (Stanford University Press, 2021). Bassam is Co-Founder/Editor of Jadaliyya Ezine and Executive Director of the Arab Studies Institute. He serves as Founding Editor of the Arab Studies Journal and the Knowledge Production Project. He is co-producer/director of the award-winning documentary film, About Baghdad, and director of the acclaimed series Arabs and Terrorism. Bassam serves on the Board of the Arab Council for the Social Sciences and is Executive Producer of Status Audio Magazine and Director of the Middle East Studies Pedagogy Initiative (MESPI). He received MESA's Jere L. Bacharach Service Award in 2017 for his service to the profession. Currently, Bassam is working on his second Syria book titled Understanding the Syrian Calamity: Regime, Opposition, Outsiders (forthcoming, Stanford University Press).